The objective of this paper is to apply the theories presented to you in the text and in the video lectures and apply the knowledge on the real-business example/company. It is necessary to receive my approval on the company. You may choose a company, for which you will write a paper of approximately 2,000 words maximum, which contains recommendations to the following questions:
- In what ways can managers at each of the three levels of management contribute to organizational efficiency and effectiveness?
- Define organizational culture, and explain how managers both create and are influenced by organizational culture.
- How ethics help managers determine the right way to behave when dealing with different stakeholder groups.
- Identify the main forces in both the global task and general environments and describe the challenges that each force presents to managers.
- Describe how managers can encourage and promote entrepreneurship to create a learning organization.
- Differentiate between the main types of business-level strategies and corporate-level strategies and explain how they are used to strengthen competitive advantage.
- Explain why and how managers can use pay as a major motivation tool.
- How managers can motivate group members to achieve organizational goals.
- Explain why performance appraisal and feedback are such crucial activities and list the choices managers must make in designing effective performance appraisal and feedback procedures.
The content and grading of this paper are as follows:
Executive summary, not introduction (10%), 250 words maximum
Recommendations for each of the nine points above (70%) Note: Please, write question #1 as a first paragraph, question #2 as the second paragraph, question #3 as the third paragraph, etc.
Graphs and charts (not one graph and one chart) – must be management related (10%)
Tip: if you are not able to find graphs and charts for your chosen company, please look at what the main competitors of your company and provide recommendations. Also, you can find some graphs and charts that talks about a specific industry that your chosen company operates in and learn from the industry.
References should be written in APA format. These should be from several of the following: journals, books, interviews, company information, and credible Internet sources, not blogs (10%)
12 point font Times new Roman it can be double spaced.
The Company you can use is HSBC bank they do banking around the world. This was the company I was approved for.